Plant ID forum→Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty'); at public garden

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Name: Susan
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stilldew
Aug 16, 2015 10:59 AM CST
Anyone know the name of this brown plants. Makes a nice vertical statement.



Name: Sue
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sooby
Aug 16, 2015 11:13 AM CST
Looks like Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty'

http://www.finegardening.com/p...
Name: Lin Vosbury
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plantladylin
Aug 16, 2015 11:18 AM CST
sooby is spot on, looks exactly like Ornamental Millet (Cenchrus americanus 'Purple Majesty')
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Name: Susan
Southeast NE (Zone 5b)
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stilldew
Aug 16, 2015 12:46 PM CST
Thanks! I'll mark this one solved.


Name: Lin Vosbury
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plantladylin
Aug 16, 2015 12:51 PM CST
Susan ... Wow, that is one beautiful photo!!
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Calif_Sue
Aug 16, 2015 1:05 PM CST

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And I just posted about it, asking if it was in a local botanical garden, got my answer here! Hilarious!
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